Dolphin excursions

Who doesn’t love dolphins? Ride on your very own private trimaran with Smile N’ Wave to all the best dolphin-watching and snorkeling spots.

The nets in the middle of the boat are great for lounging, and the low set nature allows you to get really close to the dolphins and other types of marine life. Captain Pam will help find dolphin pods so your family can watch them swim and play. Then you’ll head to the grass flats where your family can swim, snorkel and play off the trimaran.

For a more traditional boat ride, reserve a spot on the Southern Star Dolphin Cruise and search for local dolphins (We recommend sitting near the front of the boat for the best view.) Cattywampus also offers a 3-hour group dolphin and snorkel cruise on a catamaran that launches out of Fort Walton Beach.

Tip from our locals:

Captain Pam’s favorite place to snorkel is the grass flats. The sea grass is home to crabs, small fish and other marine critters, so bring a waterproof camera to snap some photos!

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Join Captain Pam for a day trip aboard our new Trimaran, Nice Tri. All her day trips offer the ability to swim, snorkel, look for dolphins or watch the sunset on the Gulf of Mexico in Destin, Florida.

Destin Harbor (404 Harbor Blvd. Slip 5, Destin FL 32541)

(850) 368-5921

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Age restriction?
None
Tour length
Multiple options
Offers:
Private snorkeling cruises, sailing charters, sunset tours + dolphin excursions
Price:
Starts at $165/hour for a 6 person private charter
Need reservations?
Yes
What to bring:
Towel, cooler, swimsuit, sunscreen + waterproof camera
Tips:
Ask about private charter that includes dolphins, snorkeling and sailing. BYOB and snacks.
Seasons:
March - November
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